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Screen is black

I cannot take pictures , cannot see images that I want to take pictures of

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  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2008

    Screen is black and no picture

  • nuttyaussie Jan 12, 2008

    my a300 turns on and everything but the screen is black, when i flick between the video and then back to the camera it flickers, please help, im in australia, sydney. thanks nuttyaussie

  • Anonymous Jun 09, 2008

    cannot see picture to take

  • sylvierichar Jul 05, 2008

    Hi,

    My camera turns on, flashes and I have an image on the screen when I turn it on, but I can't see anything in the viewer or on my screen afterwards. I can't take pictures. Help please.



    PS. I'm from Canada

  • okolokoinno Jul 05, 2008

    POWERSHOT A300, THE LCD SCRREN IS BLACK AND I CANT SNAP

  • oholmes Jan 27, 2009

    I have the same problem. I have changed all batteries, and I get no image on my LCD monitor when I try to take a picture. The screen is black with settings around the bottom and side. I press the function key and the settings disappear, but I cannot get the image to appear.

    M. Holmes

  • bobbecue Feb 16, 2009

    When I turn on my camara (powershot A300) on, the screen is black. All batteries have been replaced, in case that was the problem, but no change, as a result, cannot take pictures......I can still review precious pics taken before this problem occured.

  • Anonymous Feb 18, 2009

    When I turn on my camara (powershot A300) on, the screen is black. All batteries have been replaced, in case that was the problem, but no change, as a result, cannot take pictures......I can still review precious pics taken before this problem occured.

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2009

    I can see everything BUT the screen where it shows me the picture. I can see the menu, settings, etc. I can delete a picture when i have taken it but i can not actually see the picture, everything is black, i have changed the batteries several times and have gone through all the settings and checked to make sure everything was on the right setting, but nothing seems to happen.

  • cowpati May 01, 2009

    i have been having the same problem. black screen. don't use it much, and re-read the book. got bored and came online to see if i can find out what to do.

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I don't know how to take pictures with my camera. it flashes, but the screen always goes back to the main menu.

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Sounds like it might be a defective CCD imager. You may be in luck. Canon should fix this for you for free, including free shipping both ways. Please check the following two links for more info:
http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/11/canon-digital-cameras-showing-black.html
http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=PgComSmModDisplayAct&fcategoryid=225&modelid=13390&keycode=2112&id=29819
Applicable cameras include:
A40, A60, A70, A75, A80, A85, A95, A300, A310, S1 IS, S60, S200, S230, S330, S400, S410, S500, SD100, SD110

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